The National Geographic has published a series of books called “Keynote TED Talks”. The books are set at levels Elementary to Proficient and provide an English language course aimed at professionals etc.
The books feature some remarkable people communicating passionately and persuasively, the Keynote books provide the ELT classroom with inspiring ideas and an unparalleled source of authentic language input. Keynote invites students to explore these life-changing stories and develop a deeper understanding of our world.
Underpinned by a carefully designed language syllabus, Keynote enables students to express themselves powerfully and proficiently in English – in their professional and personal lives.
- Twelve TED Talks at each level provide a springboard for students to develop their authentic listening, critical thinking and presentation skills.
- Clear communicative aims of each lesson are linked to 21st-century outcomes and encourage students to respond to ideas and find their own voice.
- Language is presented using real-world input, including infographics, varied text types and profiles of exciting innovators, companies and organizations making a difference.
- A wide variety of topics to discuss. The topics are designed to be engaging and can provide Directors with material that will aid them in securing an important contract